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Mary Cadwallader (Cassel)

Birthplace: Kriegsheim, Kreikesheim, Alzey-Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Death: November 08, 1728 (45-54)
Horsham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America
Place of Burial: Horsham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Johannes Yelles Peter Cassel, III and Margaretta Maria Kassell
Wife of Rev. John Cadwallader, Jr.
Mother of Sarah Bond; John Cadwallader, II; Abraham Cadwalader; Jane Comly; Isaac Cadwalader and 5 others
Sister of Elizabeth Kuster; Sr. Arnold Cassel; Hans Peter Cassel and Sarah Dawes

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About Mary Cadwallader

Mary Kassell/Cassel/Castle was born around 1678 in Kresheim in the Palatinate (which is in the present day known as Kriegsheim in Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany. A genealogical history of the Cassel family in America. Norristown, PA: Morgan R. Wills, 1896. Pages 29-30. She is the daughter of Johannes Kassell and sailed with him and her four older siblings aboard the ship "Jefries" in 1686 to come to America. Early Chester County Arrivals (1686): Chester County, PA. Her father and immediate family were Quakers, although her extended family were Mennonites.

On May 28, 1701, Mary was married to John Cadwallader, who was born in Montgomeryshire, Wales in 1676. They were married at Abington MM and had ten children together. Baker, Anna Supplee Hill.

From “The Descendants of John Cadwallader. 1970.”

  • 1. Sarah, b. 1702, Abington Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania
  • 2. John, b. 19 Jun 1703, Abington Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, d. 15 Mar 1785, Horsham, Montgomery, Pennsylvania
  • 3. Abraham, b. 1705
  • 4. Jane, b. 1707, d. 1755
  • 5. Isaac, b. 1709, d. 1739
  • 6. Mary, b. 1711
  • 7. Jacob, b. 1713, d. 1779
  • 8. Martha, b. 1716
  • 9. Joseph, b. 16 Nov 1717, d. 24 Sep 1789, Redstone, Fayette, Pennsylvania
  • 10. Benjamin, b. 1720, d. 1753, Horsham, Montgomery, Pennsylvania

The following Memorial to Mary Cadwallader was submitted by the Abington MM to the Philadelphia Yearly Meeting in 1758:

"On the 8th of the 11th month, 1728, died Mary Cadwallader, the wife of John Cadwallader, deceased. She was appointed an Elder for Horsham Particular Meeting, and died in that station. She was inoffensive in Life and Conversation, discreet and careful in the management of her husband's affairs when he was abroad in Truth's Service; aged near 50 years, was buried at Horsham,"

U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 Name: John Cadwallader
Gender: Male
Birth Place: Wl
Birth Year: 1676
Spouse Name: Mary Cassel
Spouse Birth Place: Gr
Marriage Year: 1701
Marriage State: PA

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Mary Cadwallader's Timeline

Kriegsheim, Kreikesheim, Alzey-Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Horsham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
June 19, 1703
Horsham Meeting, Norristown, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America
Horsham, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Horsham Mtg, Montgomery, Penn
Horsham, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania
Horsham Mtg, Montgomery, Penn